With Mother’s Day fast approaching, it’s time to get prepping the presents and treats to put a smile on your mum’s face and treat her like the queen she is for bringing you into this world. What better way to start proceedings than by cooking up a special brunch after a lazy Sunday lie in?
To get you inspired, we've pulled together our favourite brunch recipes from our suppliers with insider tips to help you create an alternative Mother’s Day menu that guarantees to impress your mama.
Buckwheat porridge with toasted coconut chips, kiwi and cacao: Rock My Bowl
The kiwi, coconut and chocolate porridge bowl from Rock My Bowl is the perfect way to make mum’s morning on Mother’s Day. Combining nutritious grains with seasonal toppings is a speciality of theirs and provides the perfect mix of flavours, textures and colours. It’s a guaranteed hit!
Get off to a good start by showing mum some love with a special brekkie or brunch in bed, and recreate the recipe:
Ingredients (serves 2):
1 tsp of coconut oil 80 grams of buckwheat, soaked overnight and drained 150ml plant milk of your choice 1 tbsp of coconut sugar or brown sugar Dash of vanilla extract Pinch of salt
Fresh kiwi, peeled and sliced Toasted coconut chips Chocolate granola or cacao nibs
Melt the coconut oil in a medium saucepan and add the buckwheat, stirring until the seeds turn slightly golden. Add the milk and let the porridge slowly simmer for 12-15 minutes. Keep an eye on the pan, giving it an occasional stir. When the milk is absorbed, remove from the heat and add the coconut sugar and vanilla extract. To serve, add a splash more milk and pile with the kiwi, coconut chips and a sprinkle of chocolate granola.
2. Crȇpe pancake stack: Bam Bam Crȇpe
If there’s an ultimate breakfast for any mum with a sweet tooth, it’s pancakes.
You can’t go wrong with Bam Bam Crȇpe’s simple and easy to follow recipe. Our top tip is to add two tablespoons of melted butter, one tablespoon of salt and one of sugar to give it that extra added flavour... For added theatre, get mum involved in the flipping and blame her if it goes on the ceiling!
Ingredients (To make a family batch of 25-30 pancakes):
5 eggs 1 litre milk 4 cups of flour
Add all ingredients to a bowl and mix with an electric or hand whisk. Gently spoon into a non-stick pan and fry until golden brown. Fill with mum’s favourite toppings whether it be S’mores with marshmallow and chocolate sauce, Nutella, crushed Oreos or a simple and sophisticated lemon and sugar.
3. ‘The Sour Royal’ brunch cocktail: Midsummer Nightcap
Making your mum a cup of morning tea is an undying Mother’s Day tradition. “For a special brunch, take it one step further with Midsummer Nightcap’s cup of tea with a twist, ‘The Sour Royal’. This boozy brew lovingly combines quintessentially British ingredients to create the perfect brunch accompaniment.
For an added personal touch, why not dig out granny’s elegant china teacups and serve with a slice of lemon?
Treat her like a queen with this regal recipe:
50ml Beefeater Gin 20ml Earl Grey infused syrup 15ml Fresh lemon juice 10ml Seville orange marmalade Egg white (optional)
Add all the ingredients into a Boston shaker and then add ice. Shake, dry shake and then fine strain into a teacup or coupe. Serve this fabulous British beverage alongside one of the brunch dishes above.
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